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Australex 2013: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival

The University of Adelaide, Australia

Organizers: Professor Ghil‘ad Zuckermann and Dr Julia Miller

Thanks to all for making Australex 2013 such a successful conference. If you are planning to submit a paper for the online proceedings, you will find the Style Guide here.



WHEN:  Thursday-Sunday 25-28 July 2013

WHERE: The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide City Centre, Australia

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Luise Hercus, Australian National University: A Fifty Year Perspective on Endangered Words and Revival: A Golden Jubilee?

Professor Christopher Hutton, The University of Hong Kong: Reclaiming Socio-Cultural Memory: Creating a Reference Dictionary of Hong Kong Cantonese Slogans and Quotations.

Focus Speakers:

Professor Peter Mühlhäusler, The University of Adelaide: Producing a Dictionary for an Unfocused Language: The Case of Pitkern and Norf’k.

Dr Michael Walsh, The University of Sydney: Endangered Words in the Archive: The Rio Tinto / Mitchell Library Project.

Australex 2013 featured scholarly and emotional celebrations, marking for example Dr Luise Hercus’s 50-year work on Aboriginal languages and Professor Peter Mühlhäusler’s 20-year scholarship at the University of Adelaide.

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